To clear extra rush of rail passengers during festival season, Railways have decided to run Festival special train no. 04008/04007 between New Delhi and Howrah ( Five Trips on each directions ) as per the following programme:-
The 04008 New Delhi- Howrah Festival special train will depart from New Delhi at 12.40 p.m. on 13.10.12, 16.10.12, 19.10.12, 22.10.12 and 25.10.12(5 trips). to reach Howrah at 12.20 noon the next day.
In the return direction, the 04007 Howrah-New Delhi Festival special train will depart from Howrah at 5.10 p.m. on 14.10.12, 17.10.12, 20.10.12, 23.10.12 and 26.10.12 (5 trips) to reach New Delhi at 5.00 p.m.the next day.
The Special train with First A.C., 2 tier A.C., 3 tier A.C., and sleeper accommodation will stop at Kanpur Central, Allahabad, Mughal Sarai, Dehri-on-Son, Gaya, Koderma, Dhanbad, Pradhankhanta and Asansol station enroute in both the direction.